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Jennifer Eberhardt received the SPSP Career Contribution and Book Award; and the APA William James Book Award

Oct 23 2020

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The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, founded in 1974, is the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists. With over 7,500 members, SPSP strives to advance the science, teaching, and application of social and personality psychology.

The core focus of SPSP is to serve its members through educational events, networking opportunities, resources, science funding, publication and promotion of research, and mentoring the next generation of social and personality psychologists.

The Career Contribution Award is a senior career award that honors a scholar who has made major theoretical and/or empirical contributions to social psychology and/or personality psychology or to bridging these areas together. This award may recognize recipients who have been under-recognized for their distinguished scholarly contributions across long and productive careers.

Professor Jennifer Eberhardt has received the Career Contributions Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in recognition of her many major contributions to the field. 
Jennifer Eberhardt also received the SPSP Book Prize  for her book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think and Do.The SPSP Book Prize for the Promotion of Social and Personality Science is a prize for a single outstanding contribution that honors a book written by a psychologist that makes a distinctive and important contribution to the field by promoting an understanding of the science of social and personality psychology to the general public.  
Jennifer Eberhardt has also received a second book award thAPA William James Book Award for the same book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think and Do.